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Troubleshooter: Acrylic Backfill

January 23, 2015  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, OPI educator Dawn Sharp shows how to do an acrylic backfill.

Keywords: backfills   Troubleshooter  

A Hot Mess

January 16, 2015  | 

Maggie usually doesn’t mind doing a fill over someone else’s work, but this set of nails was a different story.

Keywords: backfills   fills  

Troubleshooter: A 15-Minute Gel Fill

June 19, 2014  | Video

In this video from the NAILS Troubleshooter series, Light Elegance educator Loni Preato shows how to create a quick 15-minute gel fill, perfect for the lunchtime client.

Keywords: acrylic troubleshooting   backfills   fills   gels   NAILS Troubleshooter  

fill or fill-in

November 19, 2012  | Encyclopedia

A regular service required to maintain artificial nails; sometimes called a rebalance.

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Troubleshooter: Acrylic Backfill

May 10, 2012  | Video

Vicki Peters demonstrates how to do an acrylic backfill, using a technique where she places dots on the extension with a pencil that serve as a guide for trenching a new smile line with an e-file.

Keywords: acrylics   backfills   Troubleshooter  

Kupa Backfill Demo

October 19, 2011  | Video

A demonstration of an acrylic backfill using a variety of Kupa bits.

Keywords: acrylics   backfills   drill bits   Kupa  


January 2, 2011  | Encyclopedia

A backfill is a technical term for doing a fill on a set of pink-and-whites; it is usually done with an electric file and involves taking down the surface of the nail so the smile line can be “re-created.

Keywords: backfills   electric files   fills   pink-and-whites  

The Lammers Method

July 1, 2009  | Demo

This method for backfilling pink-and-white enhancements takes only a few seconds to learn, but it can save minutes on your service times and give you beautiful, laser-crisp smile lines. Lammers says once you’ve mastered this technique, you’ll wonder why you did it any other way.

Keywords: backfills   electric filing techniques   fills   Lynn Lammers   pink-and-whites  

Quick Tips: Acrylic Backfills

April 1, 2009  | Article

OPI educator and guest artist Lynn Ackerson-Warren gives some quick tips on acrylic backfills.

Keywords: acrylics   backfills   nail tips   OPI Products  

Acrylic Nails Pink and White Back-Fill, Part 2

December 30, 2008  | Video

Electric file tutorial by Joseph Pham, You Tube user doiamailbox.

Keywords: acrylics   backfills   electric files  

Acrylic Nails - Drill 'n' Fill

December 30, 2008  | Video

Using an e-file to drill out new smile line after French tip has grown out by You Tube user nailzoo.

Keywords: acrylics   backfills   electric files  

Young Nails Reverse Application

May 14, 2008  | Video

Doing a no-fill-line backfill with Greg Salo

Keywords: backfills   bridal nail art   Greg Salo   Young Nails  

Reverse Application Step-by-Step

January 1, 2008  | Demo

Reduce your time doing colored acrylic fills by using this "Reverse Application" method.

Keywords: backfills   colored acrylics   electric filing techniques   fills   learning new techniques  

Fill or Start Fresh?

April 1, 2005  | Article

To find out what circumstances do warrant a fresh full set, we asked two nail techs known for their high standards when they fill and when they remove.

Keywords: acrylic fills   acrylics   backfills   fills   Maisie Dunbar  

Kupa Bits for Backfills

April 1, 2005  | Step By Step Demo

Kupa inc., a leading manufacturer of electric files and carbide bits, has created a new bit that bakes backfilling easier and faster. This custom one-of-a-kind design comes in K Cut (silver) and Z Coat, which is a gold-plated finish. The barrel carbide bit is wider at the top, allowing the technician precision cutting with less pressure.

Keywords: backfills   fills   Kupa  

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